CE8502 – NOTES & QP
CE8502 – SYLLABUS
UNIT I STRAIN ENERGY METHOD
Determination of Static and Kinematic Indeterminacies — Analysis of continuous beams, plane frames and indeterminate plane trusses by strain energy method (up to two degree of redundancy).
UNIT II SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD
Slope deflection equations — Equilibrium conditions — Analysis of continuous beams and rigid frames — Rigid frames with inclined members — Support settlements- symmetric frames with symmetric and skew-symmetric loadings.
UNIT III MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD
Stiffness and carry over factors — Distribution and carryover of moments — Analysis of continuous Beams- Plane rigid frames with and without sway — Support settlement — symmetric frames with symmetric and skew-symmetric loadings.
UNIT IV FLEXIBLITY METHOD
Primary structures — Compatibility conditions — Formation flexibility matrices — Analysis of indeterminate pin- jointed plane frames, continuous beams and rigid jointed plane frames by direct flexibility approach.
UNIT V STIFFNESS METHOD
Restrained structure –Formation of stiffness matrices — equilibrium condition — Analysis of Continuous Beams, Pin-jointed plane frames and rigid frames by direct stiffness method.